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Twin Rocks, PA Business Section Fire, Jan 1931

$75,000 DAMAGE DONE, SIX INJURED IN FIRE NEAR JOHNSTOWN, PA.

Johnstown, Pa., Jan. 19. - UP - Six persons were injured, three seriously, and damage estimated at $75,000 was caused by fire which today destroyed the business section of Twin Rocks, near here.
JULIUS LEVINSON, merchant; his wife, SARA, and MISS MARGARET EPOCH, a domestic in the LEVINSON home, were the most seriously injured.
MISS EPOCH suffered fractures of both arms when she caught the LEVINSON infant, tossed to her from the window of a bedroom. MISS EPOCH had leaped to the ground and was uninjured until she caught the child.
JEFFERY GROVE and GEORGE PRINGLE, firemen, were cut by glass and burned by embers.
THOMAS GIORDONO, merchant, suffered a lacerated scalp when he fell in carrying one of his children from their burning home.

The News-Herald Franklin Pennsylvania 1931-01-19



article | by Dr. Radut